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What makes a Good Quick Pick??

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Posted: January 27, 2010, 11:02 am - IP Logged

I have been wondering ----Which would you rather have a Genuine Lottery Quick Pick terminal that chooses its next winning numbers off a file of previously drawn winning numbers some how. Or its process  initialized off of some external physical binnary source.

It's a bit much to expect a quick pick algorithm to choose the winning number for you all the time but I would appreciate the option of specifying no two "bonus" balls be the same and no two lines to share any 2 or 3 number combinations depending on the minimum number of matches for a minimal win.   That way, when you buy five lines on one ticket, you know you're getting the maximum number of chances by not overlapping the combinations.   When you think about it, it would be almost fraudulent for them not to do that as any line sharing number combinations means fewer chances are being bought then is possible with the money being paid.

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    If the numbers are chosen by TPRGN is not a table type of RNG. So wouldn't you just be putting limits upon a truely random stream. AS long as the rng is always rekeyed continually with new input seed.

    HAWK

    I was thinking that the routine could be reseeded after the five numbers were achieved.

    Then restart to seek the next set of 3 even 2odd numbers--or whatever you seeking another of.

    HAWK

    *We may see something that isn’t there because of what we expect to see

    Or conversely, we may not see something because we don’t expect to see it.*

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      If the numbers are chosen by TPRGN is not a table type of RNG. So wouldn't you just be putting limits upon a truely random stream. AS long as the rng is always rekeyed continually with new input seed.

      HAWK

      What is a TPRGN

      Here are 10 lines below created by lottery post quick pick generator for mega millions To me their as good a set of numbers as any other set of numbers. A person could alter the picks to suit them but then they become self picks. The whole idea of using a RNG to select the numbers is to get a set of numbers that are void of player input.
       
      Any RNG system that is otherwise altered from it's original form isn't an true random number generator a program that selects numbers based on player input is totally different from what an RNG is supposed to do.
       
      Like i said i a programmer could set up an RNG to do whatever a persons wants from it. To me that defeats the purpose of what a random number generator is supposed to accomplish.
       
      18-24-42-45-53  + 34
      13-21-34-36-45  + 39
      06-07-18-43-52  + 45
      08-14-37-39-50  + 17
      02-08-10-25-26  + 23
      01-03-37-52-55  + 01
      30-35-47-52-56  + 41
      12-23-35-40-41  + 44
      08-12-37-38-51  + 30
      09-16-19-33-45  + 07
       
      10 Quick Picks for Mega Millions
      Generated by Lottery Post's exclusive Quick Picks Generator
      http://www.lotterypost.com/quickpicks

      Big John says. You don't hit the number. The number hits you!!!!

                     I'm not Big John, I'm Four4me, Big John's a friend.
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        Some free ones would be swell

         HyperBe Happy.

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          Posted: January 28, 2010, 10:57 am - IP Logged
          A RNG is only going to print these types of tickets
          5 even numbers
          5 odd numbers
          4 even numbers 1 odd number
          4 odd numbers 1 even number
          3 even numbers 2 odd numbers
          3 odd numbers 2 even numbers
           
          No you don't get to chose what sequence they are printed if you did then it wouldn't be random. I suppose someone with computer skills could create such a program but then it wouldn't be a true random number generator.

          I 'd love to see these added to the lp quick pick. However I don't know how many other people people at lotterypost.

          I guess I just have to do it manually after I print a long list of them.

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            What is a TPRGN

            Here are 10 lines below created by lottery post quick pick generator for mega millions To me their as good a set of numbers as any other set of numbers. A person could alter the picks to suit them but then they become self picks. The whole idea of using a RNG to select the numbers is to get a set of numbers that are void of player input.
             
            Any RNG system that is otherwise altered from it's original form isn't an true random number generator a program that selects numbers based on player input is totally different from what an RNG is supposed to do.
             
            Like i said i a programmer could set up an RNG to do whatever a persons wants from it. To me that defeats the purpose of what a random number generator is supposed to accomplish.
             
            18-24-42-45-53  + 34
            13-21-34-36-45  + 39
            06-07-18-43-52  + 45
            08-14-37-39-50  + 17
            02-08-10-25-26  + 23
            01-03-37-52-55  + 01
            30-35-47-52-56  + 41
            12-23-35-40-41  + 44
            08-12-37-38-51  + 30
            09-16-19-33-45  + 07
             
            10 Quick Picks for Mega Millions
            Generated by Lottery Post's exclusive Quick Picks Generator
            http://www.lotterypost.com/quickpicks

            Dog gone it four4me, couldn't you have just put up one line as an example?

            Now it's gonna cost me 40 bucks to play those ten lines on PB and MM with the multipliers!   ROFL


                                                         
                                 
                                                     

             

             

             

             

                                                                                                               

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              Dog gone it four4me, couldn't you have just put up one line as an example?

              Now it's gonna cost me 40 bucks to play those ten lines on PB and MM with the multipliers!   ROFL

              lets all play em an iffin we win we'll all share 80 bucks.

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                I got 2 QPs today and while I like QPs to be strange numbers, but I would also

                like them to have a shot.

                 

                Since the last digit being in the 30s yields 4 times greater chances than a 20s,

                this is not hopeful.

                 

                Maybe a 2 or 3 or 4 match.   But three are always possibilites.

                 

                11-17-19-21-24

                05-12-13-18-21

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                  What makes a Good Quick Pick: One that Wins!

                  PS: It doesn't matter How the Quick Pick was arrived at as long as it Wins!

                  Amen to that-- any quick pick that wins is good no matter how small it is--but the big OP jackpot is the one I'm going to winParty

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                    I got 2 QPs today and while I like QPs to be strange numbers, but I would also

                    like them to have a shot.

                     

                    Since the last digit being in the 30s yields 4 times greater chances than a 20s,

                    this is not hopeful.

                     

                    Maybe a 2 or 3 or 4 match.   But three are always possibilites.

                     

                    11-17-19-21-24

                    05-12-13-18-21

                    Your numbers are so close:  these are my chosen numbers I play all the time:

                     

                    Fantasy 5:

                    5-11-12-19-26

                    1-11-14-16-21

                     

                    Super Lotto & MM; 5-11-12-19-26 (2); 1-11-13-14-16 (21)

                     

                    GOOD LUCKBanana

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                      I was thinking that the routine could be reseeded after the five numbers were achieved.

                      Then restart to seek the next set of 3 even 2odd numbers--or whatever you seeking another of.

                      HAWK

                      notice the latest mega milliions numbers were 01-10-22-23-38, Mega Ball: 19

                      the first five numbers were 3 even 2 odd. I still see no problem with sorting lp quick pick output.

                      HAWK

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                      Or conversely, we may not see something because we don’t expect to see it.*

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                        notice the latest mega milliions numbers were 01-10-22-23-38, Mega Ball: 19

                        the first five numbers were 3 even 2 odd. I still see no problem with sorting lp quick pick output.

                        HAWK

                        These are the 10 lines i posted they all contain the various even odd combinations except for an all even all odd set.
                         
                        18-24-42-45-53  + 34   3 even 2 odd
                        13-21-34-36-45  + 39   3 odd 2 even
                        06-07-18-43-52  + 45   3 even 2 odd
                        08-14-37-39-50  + 17   3 even 2 odd
                        02-08-10-25-26  + 23   4 even 1 odd
                        01-03-37-52-55  + 01   4 odd 1 even
                        30-35-47-52-56  + 41   3 even 2 odd
                        12-23-35-40-41  + 44   3 odd 2 even
                        08-12-37-38-51  + 30   3 even 2 odd
                        09-16-19-33-45  + 07   4 odd 1 even

                        Big John says. You don't hit the number. The number hits you!!!!

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                          To Todd:

                          Is it possible to get a text file with all the combinations for a certain game from LP?

                          How big will the file be for MM?

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                            These are the 10 lines i posted they all contain the various even odd combinations except for an all even all odd set.
                             
                            18-24-42-45-53  + 34   3 even 2 odd
                            13-21-34-36-45  + 39   3 odd 2 even
                            06-07-18-43-52  + 45   3 even 2 odd
                            08-14-37-39-50  + 17   3 even 2 odd
                            02-08-10-25-26  + 23   4 even 1 odd
                            01-03-37-52-55  + 01   4 odd 1 even
                            30-35-47-52-56  + 41   3 even 2 odd
                            12-23-35-40-41  + 44   3 odd 2 even
                            08-12-37-38-51  + 30   3 even 2 odd
                            09-16-19-33-45  + 07   4 odd 1 even

                            looks good-- only I normally would want them sorted to one type--automatically.

                            Hawk

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                              So knowone thinks adding some filters to the lp quick pick is a good idea but me!?